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Cream of Asparagus Soup Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
¼ cup of butter
1 onion, chopped
3 stalks of celery, chopped
3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
4 cups of water
1 (10.5 ounce) can of condensed chicken broth
4 tablespoons of chicken bouillon powder
1 potato, peeled and diced
1 pound of fresh asparagus, trimmed and coarsely chopped
¾ cup of half-and-half
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon ground white pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter or margarine in a heavy cooking pot. Add onions and chopped celery; sauté until tender, about 4 minutes. Stir in flour, mixing well. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Do not burn, or let it go lumpy. Add water, chicken broth, and chicken soup base; stir until smooth. Bring to a boil. Add diced potatoes and chopped asparagus. Reduce heat, and simmer for about 20 minutes.

Puree soup in a food processor or blender in batches. Return to pot.

Stir in half and half cream, soy sauce, and black and white pepper. Bring soup just to boil. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve hot.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour

 

 

 

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